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The purpose of this study is to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of two serogroup B meningococcal vaccines in comparison to placebo administered to healthy adolescents ages 11 to 18 years.
Allocation: Non-Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Endpoint Classification: Safety/Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind, Primary Purpose: Prevention
Prevention of Meningococcal Disease
serogroup B meningococcal vaccine
Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:45:52-0400
The proposed study is aimed to assess the antibody response and short-term persistence of Novartis Meningococcal B Vaccine after one, two or three doses and to evaluate the optimal vaccina...
The proposed study is aimed to assess the immunogenicity, safety and lot to lot consistency of 3 lots of Novartis Meningococcal B vaccine when given concomitantly with routine infant vacci...
This study is aimed at assessing the safety and immunogenicity of different doses and formulations of a new Novartis Meningococcal B Recombinant Vaccine.
The study involves the measurement of immune response to vaccination with three doses of a meningococcal B vaccine and a single dose of a meningococcal ACYW conjugate vaccine in healthy ad...
The purpose of this study is to evaluate the immunogenicity, safety and reactogenicity of 3 doses of the meningococcal serogroup B vaccine when given, using either a 0-2-4 month or a 0-1-6...
Meningococcal infection starts with colonisation of the upper respiratory tract. Mucosal immunity is important for protection against acquisition and subsequent meningococcal carriage. In this study, ...
Meningococcal disease is a rare, but serious, bacterial infection that progresses rapidly and can be life-threatening, even with prompt antibiotic treatment. Men who have sex with men (MSM) have previ...
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Strains of Neisseria meningitidis responsible for most outbreaks of meningococcal disease in Western Europe and the United States in the first half of the 20th century. They continue to be a major cause of disease in Asia and Africa, and especially localized epidemics in Sub-Sahara Africa.
A species of gram-negative, aerobic BACTERIA. It is a commensal and pathogen only of humans, and can be carried asymptomatically in the NASOPHARYNX. When found in cerebrospinal fluid it is the causative agent of cerebrospinal meningitis (MENINGITIS, MENINGOCOCCAL). It is also found in venereal discharges and blood. There are at least 13 serogroups based on antigenic differences in the capsular polysaccharides; the ones causing most meningitis infections being A, B, C, Y, and W-135. Each serogroup can be further classified by serotype, serosubtype, and immunotype.
A bacterial vaccine for the prevention of brucellosis in man and animal. Brucella abortus vaccine is used for the immunization of cattle, sheep, and goats.
Infections with bacteria of the species NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS.
Vaccines or candidate vaccines used to prevent infection with NEISSERIA MENINGITIDIS.
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A vaccine is a biological preparation that improves immunity to a particular disease. A vaccine typically contains an agent that resembles a disease-causing microorganism, and is often made from weakened or killed forms of the microbe, its toxins or one ...
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